Vangelis Vergetis, PhD
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Vangelis is a Co-Founder and Executive Director at Intelligencia. He has spent the last 15 years in healthcare, particularly on the interface between life sciences, technology, and data science. Prior to founding Intelligencia, Vangelis spent about a dozen years as a consultant at McKinsey and at Hakluyt, working with clients across different areas within healthcare. He is a board member and member of the executive committee at the Alliance for AI in Healthcare (AAIH), and a member of the advisory board for Cornell’s department of Computer & Information Science (CIS).
Vangelis holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from UPenn and a BS in Computer Science and from Cornell.
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Dimitrios is a Co-Founder and Executive Director at Intelligencia. He has spent the past 10 years in healthcare and life sciences leadership roles. Before Intelligencia, Dimitris led McKinsey’s New Ventures for big data and AI in the Pharmaceutical R&D sector. Prior to that, he was a management consultant supporting Healthcare and Life Sciences clients in North America and Europe. He serves as an Executive in Residence for Digital and AI at INSEAD, and is an investor and advisor to early stage ventures.
Dimitrios has an MBA from INSEAD and a law degree from UCL and UoA.
Rezzan Kose, PhD
Chief Operating Officer
Rezzan leads Strategy, Operations and Customer Success at Intelligencia. She has 10+ years of experience in corporate strategy, establishing and driving organizational processes, and implementing operational excellence. Before joining Intelligencia, Rezzan was a strategist at Citadel where she led the development of an AI-driven asset serving all enterprise functions. Prior to that, she was a management consultant at McKinsey serving major pharmaceuticals and financial services clients. Before McKinsey, Rezzan worked as a research analyst at Goldman Sachs. Following her PhD, Rezzan was an Assistant Director at Yale University's multi-disciplinary research center, CRISP, overseeing the center's overall affairs.
Rezzan holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Yale and a BS in Physics from Koç University.
Aristotelis Tsirigos, PhD
Scientific Advisor, Data Science & Bioinformatics
Dr. Tsirigos is a Professor of Pathology at the NYU School of Medicine where he also serves as the Vice Chair of the Institute for Computational Medicine and as Director of the Applied Bioinformatics Laboratories. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Courant Institute of New York University in January 2006, and his B.S. from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece in 1998.
Dr. Tsirigos has more than 18 years of experience in genomics and machine learning at NYU and IBM Research. He leads a team of 20+ computational biologists and data scientists and his research focus is primarily in cancer epigenetics, chromatin organization and AI-based diagnostics for cancer, cardiovascular and other diseases.
Dr. Tsirigos has co-authored 100+ studies in peer-reviewed journals, including high-impact studies in cancer epigenetics, chromatin organization, high-throughput single-cell transcriptomic analyses and precision diagnostics using deep learning.
Violetta leads the Product at Intelligencia. Violetta brings several years of experience from Google where amongst other things she built products like Adsense Native ads and created a high touch Marketing acquisition team for Adwords. In addition to Google, Violetta brings valuable experience from McKinsey as well as the startup ecosystem.
Violetta holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Management from the LSE and a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from NTUA.
Gerry Liaropoulos, MS
Head of Data Science
Gerry leads the development of Intelligencia's Machine Learning algorithms. Prior to joining Intelligencia, he spent several years as a quant trader for various asset classes and has built quantitative trading models in commodities, ETFs and futures. He serves as a Machine Learning instructor at Propulsion Academy in Zurich.
Gerry holds an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford, a diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from NTUA and has completed Advanced Studies in Computer Science at ETH Zürich
Maria Georganaki, PhD
Product Management / Biology
Maria is a Product Manager and Lead Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. Maria is a molecular cancer biologist with a background in Immuno-Oncology. During her PhD and Post-Doc studies, Maria has participated as an early-stage researcher in the EU-funded Marie Curie Initial Training Network TIMCC and has co-authored 8 academic publications in leading journals.
Maria holds a PhD in Medical Science and an MS in Molecular Medicine from Uppsala University, and BD in Biology from UoA.
Head of Engineering
Heracles is the Lead Software Engineer at Intelligencia, overseeing the development and maintenance of company's software platform and architecture. Prior to Intelligencia, he worked as a Software Engineer for 12+ years in Information Technology sector, designing, developing and maintaining numerous web applications and services.
Heracles has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Southampton
Andreas Dimakakos, PhD
Head of Clinical Data
Andreas is a Lead Scientific Associate at Intelligencia, currently responsible for managing the company’s entire internal clinical database. He has spent the majority of his career as an academic researcher with multiple publications in the fields of Oncology and Immuno-Oncology. His research is primarily focused on the ways colorectal cancer evades immune surveillance, and identifying novel molecules involved in prostate cancer metastasis.
Andreas holds a BS in Biology, MS and PhD in Molecular Biology from UoA, and is currently pursuing his MBA at the ALBA Graduate Business School.
Panagiotis is a Software Engineer at Intelligencia, leading the application development and visualization efforts. He explains, visualizes and presents data and creates user experiences for the past 6 years. Prior to Intelligencia, he held a dual developer/business analyst role at OPAP, the largest betting company in Athens, where he visualized location, operational, sales data but also processes.
Panagiotis has a Diploma of Electrical and Computer Engineering from NTUA.
Konstantinos is a Data Scientist at Intelligencia. During his studies, he focused on Image Processing and Machine Learning, specifically the discrimination of Photographs from Computer Graphics Images.
He has a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Patras.
Bara Badwan is a data scientist working with Intelligencia. He is currently focused on adapting AI tools to better predict therapeutic effectiveness. Bara obtained his PhD from Yale University where he researched the early visual system in Damon Clark’s computational neuroscience group. Previously, he had studied chemistry and chemical engineering at MIT while working for Ed Boyden’s Synthetic Neurobiology lab. Bara is an author of a number of publications in a variety of scientific fields.
George is a Front-end Engineer at Intelligencia. Previously, he worked at Star Channel as Software Engineer for 4 years and prior to that he worked on various software development projects.
George holds a BS in Computer Science from University of Patras.
Alberto Benroubi, MS
Alberto is a Data Scientist/Engineer at Intelligencia. He has worked in Data and Machine Learning fields in the past in Maritime and Telecommunications sectors.
Alberto holds an MS in Machine Learning from Imperial College London and a BS in Informatics from University of Piraeus.
Customer Success and Growth Marketing
Hadrien obtained an MBA from INSEAD and a BBA from ISG Paris. He spent the last 9 years leading and growing iGotcha Media, a SaaS technological startup specialized in delivering multimedia technology and customer experience strategy. During his time at iGotcha, he launched an AI-powered startup dedicated to improving emotional health and employee engagement. Aside from his passion for technology and healthcare, Hadrien loves skiing down powder-filled slopes and discovering new funky wines.
Dimitris is a Data Engineer/Scientist at Intelligencia. He studied Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the National Technical University of Athens. Beyond the mandatory courses in Maths and Physics, he opted for courses in Probability Theory, Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Discrete Math and Computer Science. During the last year of his studies he worked as a python developer at Nokia on a machine learning project involving Jira data. He has also earned two silver and one bronze medals in the International Mathematical Competition for University Students.
Marianna Esposito, PhD
Scientific Liaison Manager
Marianna is a Scientific Liaison Manager at Intelligencia. Professionally trained as a Scientist, she did her post-doc in Immunology at King’s College London & NHS Foundation Trust. Thereafter she moved to the CRO industry, managing R&D and Clinical Operations at Quest Diagnostics Clinical Trials, UK. Prior to Intelligencia, she spent 5 years in Kenya as Business Development Manager for East and Southern Africa for Sight Diagnostics, a fast-growing healthcare start-up headquartered in Israel.
Marianna holds a PhD in Cellular & Molecular Biology from the Open University of London and MS & BS degrees in Biological sciences.
Grammatiki Fotaki, PhD
Grammatiki is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. Before joining our team she has worked as a research associate in projects at Groningen University, Fleming Research Institute and Uppsala University. Her research centers around understanding the foundations of tumorigenesis and how cancer immunotherapy tackles tumor-imposed barriers. In the last 5 years she has focused on dendritic cell vaccines and T-cell immunotherapy and her work has been published in several research articles.
Grammatiki holds a PhD in Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy and an MS in Molecular Medicine from UU and has a BS in Biology from the UoP.
Marina is a Product Designer at Intelligencia bringing visions to life by creating mockups and interaction flows for Intelligencia users working closely with product managers and engineers. Marina brings in over 10 years of experience where she approaches design holistically unifying it across it’s varying levels - workflow, experience, interaction, visual to provide a seamless experience.
Marina has a Diploma in Web & Graphic Design from Intergraphics from University of Intergraphics.
Orsalia Hazapis, PhD
Orsalia is a bioinformatician at Intelligencia and collaborates with the Laboratory of Histology-Embryology and Molecular Carcinogenesis Group at the Medical School of the University of Athens. Before joining Intelligencia, she worked as a bioinformatician in Max Delbrück Center in Berlin. Previously, she was a bioinformatician at HybriStat and BCSRC Alexander Fleming Institute. She has also worked as an electronic engineer at the University of Frankfurt in a collaboration with CERN LHC.
Orsalia is a PhD candidate in Bioinformatics and RNA biology at Max Delbrück Center, holds an MS in Microelectronics and a BS in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from the Technical Institute of Piraeus.
Fotini Karavassili, PhD
Fotini is a scientific associate at Intelligencia. Her area of expertise is in pharmaceutical drug design and improvement via structural characterization of small molecules. Her Post-Doctoral career and PhD studies focused on the characterization and stability monitoring of molecules with pharmaceutical interest working with research groups and pharmaceutical companies globally.
Fotini holds a PhD in Structural Biology from UPatras, MS in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from UPatras and BS in Physics from UoI.
Maria Kassi, MS, PharmD
Maria is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. She is a clinical pharmacist, specialized in oncology and hematology having worked in Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust being responsible for conventional treatment and clinical trials in cancer. She has also worked on statistical analysis of hospital data to identify and mitigate risks in collaboration with the University of Glasgow.
Maria holds an MS in Clinical Pharmacology from the University of Glasgow, Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Diploma from the Queen’s University of Belfast (QUB) and a Diploma in Pharmacy from UoA
Marilena Katsa, MS
Marilena is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. Before joining Intelligencia, she worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry as a Quality Assurance Officer. Prior to that, she conducted her MSc in Molecular Biomedicine including Mechanisms of Disease, Molecular & Cellular Therapies & Bio-innovation, where she was focused on lung cancer immunology. As part of her research, she had also worked on Genetics and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodevelopmental Disorders at RadbouUMC, Netherlands.
Marilena holds a BS on Biochemistry and Biotechnology from Uth, Greece.
Nikolas Korasidis, MS
Nikolas is a Data Scientist at Intelligencia. Prior to joining Intelligencia, Nikolas was a master student at the Bioprocess Laboratory, in the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering at ETH Zürich. As part of ETH's CATE team, he won the Modelling award in the 2017 iGEM competition of Synthetic Biology. Before embarking on the world of bioinformatics, he worked as Software Engineer at OpenBazaar, a cryptocurrency project, and has also served as TA in multiple programming courses at NTUA.
Nikolas holds an MS in Computational Biology from ETH Zürich and a Diploma of Electrical and Computer Engineering from NTUA.
Ioanna Kouremenou, MS
Ioanna is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. Previously, she worked at the UPMC in Paris and collaborated with the University of Queensland.
Ioanna holds an MS in Clinical Neurodevelopmental Sciences from KCL and BS in Neuroscience from Cardiff University.
Karolos Koutsoulelos, MS
Karolos is a Back-end and Data Engineer at Intelligencia. Throughout his career, Karolos has been building SaaS applications in various industries. Before joining Intelligencia, he worked in the hospitality industry for several years developing solutions such as custom web applications and integration services for customers globally. He is a member of the academic staff of Athens Tech College.
Karolos holds an MS in Advanced Software Engineering from the University of Sheffield and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire.
Natassa Lioliou, MS
Natassa is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. Prior to joining Intelligencia, she worked as an academic researcher at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki focusing on Molecular Pathway Analysis.
She has a BS in Biology from the University of Patras and an MS in Molecular Biology and Genetics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Vangelis is a Devops Engineer at Intelligencia.
Eirini Monogiou, MS
Eirini is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. During her studies, she focused on the fields of molecular diagnostics and the development of lab-on-chip devices, applied in healthcare, as well as DNA repair and DNA Damage Response network.
Eirini holds an MS in Molecular Biomedicine from the Medical School of Athens and BS in Biology from UoC.
Paweł is a Software Engineer at Intelligencia. Paweł started his career at the Polish Academy of Science, Centre for Industrial Applications of Mathematics and Systems Engineering where he focsed on applications of Industrial Mathematics and Software Development. Thereafter, he spent several years working as Data and Software Engineer across various sectors.
Paweł studied Mathematics from the Warsaw University of Technology.
Konstantina Saraki, MS
Konstantina is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. Previously, she worked as a researcher in Academic Clinical Research focused on Oncology and as a Study Coordinator of Clinical trials led by Abbvie and Zeincro.
She holds an MS in Biosciences from University of Bath and a BS Hons in Molecular Biology from University of Hertfordshire
Petros Stathakos, PhD
Petros is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. He is a neuroscientist/biochemist with over 7 years of experience inn the field of neuroscience. Before joining Intelligencia, Petros was a research scientist at Eli Lilly focusing on developing human stem cell-derived neuronal assays for neurodegenerative disease drug discovery.
Petros holds a PhD in Translational Health Sciences (Neuroscience) from University of Bristol UK and a BS (Hons) in Neuroscience with Psychology from the University of Aberdeen, UK.
Anthi Trasta, PhD
Anthi is a Scientific Associate at Intelligencia. Before joining Intelligencia, Anthi worked as a Medical Writer at a leading Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) and a Medical Representative within healthcare. She has also written editorials for EMBO Reports.
Anthi holds a PhD in Biology from the University of Heidelberg and EMBL, an MS in Neuroscience from Imperial College London and a BS in Biology from UoA.
John Troumpis, MS
John is a Software and Data Engineer at Intelligencia. He has spent the past 3 years working as a software developer, with a focus on backend and writing beautiful code, at various organizations.
He holds an MEng in Computer Science from the University of Bristol.
Dimitris Vamvourellis, MS
Dimitris is a Data Scientist at Intelligencia. Prior to joining Intelligencia, Dimitris worked at BlackRock's Aladdin platfom, where he developed quantitative capabilities on stress testing, portfolio optimization and risk modelling. Dimitris is also conducting Machine Learning research at Harvard's Data to Actionable Knowledge (DtAK) lab focusing on uncertainty estimation techniques for downstream applications in high-risk domains.
Dimitris holds an MS degree in Data Science from Harvard University and graduated first of his class with a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh.
Evangelos is an Office Manager at Intelligencia. He has 15+ years of experience in project management at international businesses.
Evangelos has an MBA from ALBA and a BS in Economics from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
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